with Kerri Sandve
Saturday, August 20; 1–4pm CT
Learn different kinds of pamphlet stitches and how to create unique notebooks in this single-session workshop. Participants will learn the historical significance of the pamphlet, material considerations, three- and five-hole sewing, double-pamphlet sewing, and cover customizations. Continue reading “Simple Sewn Notebooks: All About Pamphlets”
with Karen Hanmer
Wednesday, August 24; 5–8pm CT
The sewn boards binding is Gary Frost’s elegant, modern adaptation of an ancient method of board attachment. Stiffened outer signatures sewn along with the text block function as the book’s covers.
The book opens flat. It can be dressed up or down with a variety of spine treatments, board-covering materials, and edge decoration techniques. It can be constructed quickly, lends itself to edition work, and can be made in a sparsely equipped home studio. Continue reading “Sewn Boards Binding”